I am looking for a fully qualified finance manager who has extensive experience of financial planning and forecasting.
Reporting to the Financial Controller the primary purpose of this role is to provide comprehensive financial planning and to manage centralised accounting and reporting processes regarding overseas branches, projects and subsidiaries.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
-Responsible for the preparation of the consolidated annual budget each year.
-Develop and manage a forecasting framework for the company and its group undertakings
-Develop and manage cash-flow forecasting models to incorporate short term liquid cash.
-Management of the Assistant Financial Accountant with a view to effectively managing the monthly closing process for overseas branches, projects and subsidiaries to enable the timely production of monthly management information for distribution to Executives or for discussions with the Overseas Departments (Europe and International) to enhance budgetary control and understanding;
-Provision of support to the Financial Controller in preparation of the annual group statutory accounts ;
The role will involve significant internal communication with both UK based budget holders as well as overseas subsidiary and branch accountants.
Membership of recognised professional accounting institute (ICAEW,CIMA, ACCA) with demonstrable CPD and technical knowledge in all aspects of UK GAAP and VAT;
-Extensive experience of financial planning and forecasting including systems development;
-Advanced knowledge of Microsoft applications Excel (working knowledge of macros and pivot tables), Access, Word;
-Experience of working at group level in complex international organisation;
-Candidates will possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.